Small Businesses

News and Articles About Small Businesses

What Angel Investors Care About Most When They Make Investment Decisions
Angel Investors

What Angel Investors Care About Most When They Make Investment Decisions

Why people are as important as products in these initial funding rounds.
David Nilssen
4 Reasons Small Businesses Should Migrate to the Cloud
Cloud computing

4 Reasons Small Businesses Should Migrate to the Cloud

From lower costs and easier ways to collaborate, all owners could benefit from the switch.
Andre Lavoie
Facebook Announces Another Small Business Meetup Roadshow
Facebook

Facebook Announces Another Small Business Meetup Roadshow

The social media mammoth is joining forces with MailChimp, Shopify, Visa and Zenefits in a cross-country bid to boost SMB success -- and the ad dollars SMBs spend on Facebook.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Out of the Loop on the Internet of Things? Here's a Brief Guide.
Internet of Things

Out of the Loop on the Internet of Things? Here's a Brief Guide.

An expert weighs in on how Web 3.0 will affect small businesses.
Mikal E. Belicove
Finding a Competitive Edge in a Non-Traditional Locale
Location

Finding a Competitive Edge in a Non-Traditional Locale

Location, location, location -- even when it's Sacramento -- can benefit your business.
Ryan Vanni
Why Small Business Is Personal -- Not Local
Small Businesses

Why Small Business Is Personal -- Not Local

In this global economy, success has no boundaries or geographical limitations -- no matter how small or large your company.
Clate Mask
A Girl's Guide to Finding an Awesome Mentor (and Being One)
Mentorship

A Girl's Guide to Finding an Awesome Mentor (and Being One)

Sixty-seven percent of women rate mentors as extremely important. So why have 63 percent never had one?
Leyla Seka
How Small-Business Owners Can Win the Health Insurance Game
Small Business Resources

How Small-Business Owners Can Win the Health Insurance Game

You have more options for employee coverage than you think.
Michael Stahl
Why Small Businesses Should Partner Up With Other Brands
Partnerships

Why Small Businesses Should Partner Up With Other Brands

Smart partnerships can contribute to growth and influence consumer perception in positive ways.
Web Smith
Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes
Managing Employees

Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes

Not heeding these warnings can lead to costly mistakes, such as litigation and employee turnover.
Andre Lavoie
This Site Is Helping Businesses Save on Merchandise Orders
Online Business

This Site Is Helping Businesses Save on Merchandise Orders

An online buying club allows wholesale pricing for small businesses.
Mikal E. Belicove
Social Media Marketing Tips for Local Businesses
Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing Tips for Local Businesses

There never seems enough hours to meet the demands of a small business but a few hours a week invested online can pay big returns.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
Is Small Business Getting a Dirty Deal With Clean Water Act Changes?
Regulations

Is Small Business Getting a Dirty Deal With Clean Water Act Changes?

A change to environmental law is being viewed as a massive land grab that hurts many small companies.
Susan Solovic
Strong Dollar Puts Pressure on 'Made in USA' Firms
Economic Conditions

Strong Dollar Puts Pressure on 'Made in USA' Firms

The dollar's run-up over the past six months is pinching small exporters, who say they're facing pricing pressure and overseas competition.
Kate Rogers